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The Two Choice Dilemma

The Two Choice Dilemma

David Schnarch, PhD, founder of Crucible Therapy and author of Passionate Marriage, wrote about the two choice dilemma. I have to confess that when I read about it, I thought it was redundant. Of course a dilemma involves choosing between two things.
 Schnarch coined the phrase over a decade ago. He used the phrase to define what happens when you want two things to happen, but only one can actually happen.

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3 Ways To Overcome The Stress Of Infertility

Infertility often becomes a personal nightmare. Women faced with infertility tend to be emotionally overwhelmed, experiencing a rainbow of emotions including sadness, frustration, shame, anxiety and fear, including thoughts like 'What if we can't ever get pregnant?' You never get a break from being infertile. As a result of the emotional struggle with infertility, women also commonly experience low self-esteem, wondering, 'What is wrong with me?!' Infertility often becomes a personal nightmare. Women faced with infertility tend to be emotionally overwhelmed, experiencing a rainbow of emotions including sadness, frustration, shame, anxiety and fear, including thoughts like 'What if we can't ever get pregnant?' You never get a break from being infertile. As a result of the emotional struggle with infertility, women also commonly experience low self-esteem, wondering, 'What is wrong with me?!'

To My Brothers, With Love!

To My Brothers, With Love!

For all the articles and research out there that speaks about how important and vital relationships are between a girl and her dad, there are countless lessons to be learned from the relationships that a girl has with the other men in her life. Her brothers.

Dating Advice For Men: Understanding Women 101

Dating Advice For Men: Understanding Women 101

This is a conversation that I have with men all over the world. It doesn’t matter what age they are the questions are the same. • How do we know when a woman is interested? • Why are men & women so different? • What should men know about women? • What is she thinking? How Do You Know When A Woman Is Interested?

How To Tell If He Is Into You

How To Tell If He Is Into You

You are on a date and although he's definitely making the sparks fly for you, you are not sure if it's the same for him.  He smiles when you speak, you are both laughing, and you seem to be hitting it off.  But this scenario has played itself out before.  You're on a date, you think it's going well, but after you say good-night, you don't reconnect for a second one. How can you tell whether he's really interested in you and is attracted to you or whether he  is enjoying being with you, but more as a friend than anything else?

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Bored In Bed? 3 Ways To Spice Up Your Relationship

Work, chores, children and lack of sleep can cause even the most lovey dovey couple to fall into a rut. I've talked to hundreds of divorced men and men who have been in long-term relationships, each of whom confessed that a major player in his breakup or divorce was boredom. Don't get me wrong, it takes two to keep the passion flowing and the nookie going, and although men need to do their part, so do we. That's what we're talking about today. So don't write about "men this" and "men that." Focus. Today, the spotlight is on us.

Do You Suffer From Online Dating Fatigue?

Do You Suffer From Online Dating Fatigue?

It appears that many daters are suffering from a relationship syndrome called ODF, the acronym for online dating fatigue. It can also be defined as IDF, Internet dating fatigue. Lately, I’ve been questioning whether singles who are members of online dating sites really want to meet someone and create a real relationship that goes from online to offline, or do they just spend time hanging out in cyberspace?  When you’re just tired of looking at so many profiles and coming up empty-handed, chances are you’re suffering from ODF.

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Irritable Bowel Blues: 3 Tips For Living With Tummy Turmoil

If you've ever experienced an upset stomach, you know the difference between that and what millions of Americans suffer with — irritable bowel syndrome. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can be very frustrating to deal with, especially with the symptoms of inflammation, cramping, diarrhea and/or constipation, fatigue, and bloating. Basically,  it means your digestive tract is out of whack — it doesn't function correctly.

 How to Recognize If You're Dating A Bad Boy

How to Recognize If You're Dating A Bad Boy

Bad boys are fun while they last, but only if you recognize you are dating one and you don't invest too much emotion and commitment into the relationship.  If you are addicted to the thrill of the chase more than the love of a relationship, bad boys are for you.  If not, stay away from them.  You might end up investing too much of your emotions and time into a relationship that is doomed.  Here are the tell-tale signs that you are dating a bad boy.

Sexual Perfume Flirt Tip

Sexual Perfume Flirt Tip

Wearing lingerie to bed is flirty, but in our latest Sexual Perfume poll, guys said they are just as turned on when you wear one of their buttoned down shirts to bed. Our suggestion? Be extra daring. Wear his buttoned down shirt, a spritz of your fave Sexual and nothing else, while you snuggle next to him. He'll love the seductress in you.